Part X That's bad. Unit 46 Kiss and tell
Idioms → That's bad → Kiss and tell
KISS AND TELL
The latest disaster for the government is the kiss-and-tell
story in yesterday's Sunday World newspaper, in which a
well-known actress told of her two-year affair with the
Minister for the Family. As the man who calls the shots in the
government's policy on family values, the Minister's days are
numbered, and the government's credibility has
been severely damaged.
kiss-and-tell - telling the details of a love affair - рассказывающий о своих любовных связях
call the shots - to be the decision maker - решать, принимать решения, быть ответственным
days are numbered - survival is unlikely - дни сочтены
Переведите на родной язык:
It is a kiss-and-tell book about her affair with the President.
Britain lost her empire long ago and no longer calls the shots.
When the lion came towards him, he thought his days were numbered.
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